Celorico da Beira

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Celorico da Beira
Municipality
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Coordinates: 40°37′N 7°23′W / 40.617°N 7.383°W / 40.617; -7.383Coordinates: 40°37′N 7°23′W / 40.617°N 7.383°W / 40.617; -7.383
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Beira Interior Norte
Intermunic. comm. Beiras e Serra da Estrela
District Guarda
Parishes 16
Government
 • President José Monteiro (PS)
Area
 • Total 247.22 km2 (95.45 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 7,693
 • Density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-celoricodabeira.pt

Celorico da Beira (Portuguese pronunciation: [sɨloˈɾiku ðɐ ˈβɐjɾɐ]) is a municipality in Guarda District in Portugal. The municipality population in 2011 was 7,693,[1] in an area of 247.22 km².[2]

Main town: Celorico da Beira, near the Mondego River.

Principal monument: Celorico da Beira Castle. Train station: Celorico da Beira, linha da Beira Alta. The present Mayor is José Francisco Gomes Monteiro, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is May 23.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 16 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Açores e Velosa
  • Baraçal
  • Carrapichana
  • Casas do Soeiro
  • Celorico (São Pedro e Santa Maria) e Vila Boa do Mondego
  • Cortiçô da Serra, Vide Entre Vinhas e Salgueirais
  • Forno Telheiro
  • Lajeosa do Mondego
  • Linhares
  • Maçal do Chão
  • Mesquitela
  • Minhocal
  • Prados
  • Rapa e Cadafaz
  • Ratoeira
  • Vale de Azares

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